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Coastal Carolina University
P.O. Box 261954
Conway, South Carolina
29528-6054

phone
843-349-2244

fax
843-234-0426

Nicole Collins Rushing

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Expertise
Geropsychology, Neurocognitive disorders, Depression, Tobacco use cessation, Behavioral treatment of obesity

College
Science

Biography
Nicole Rushing joined the Coastal Carolina University faculty in 2014 as an assistant professor of psychology. Growing up in North Carolina, she attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and earned a B.A. in Psychology in 2007. She went on to earn a M.S. (2011) and Ph.D. (2014) in clinical psychology from Florida State University and completed an APA-accredited internship at the Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System in Biloxi, Miss. She conducts research examining psychosocial risk factors for cognitive decline and Alzheimer's disease, as well as research examining health behaviors and interventions in younger versus older adults.

Contact Information
Phone: 843-349-6965
Email: nrushing@coastal.edu